coop floor materials

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mixedflockmomma, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. mixedflockmomma

    mixedflockmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in central Florida. Its warm here, but can get soggy in summer. I currently just have a dirt floor in my coop. My coop isn't completely inclosed, only 3 walls and a roof. So in the rainy parts of the year it gets soggy and mucky in my coop and takes several dry days for it to dry out. Anyone have any ideas as to a good martial to use the will help keep it from staying so wet? I've tried putting hay and wood chips down, but that doesn't help any.
     
  2. TexasJ

    TexasJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    U could use some pallets to make a walk way and leave enough room for them to still scratch in the dirt
     
  3. The Chickeneer

    The Chickeneer ~A Morning's Crow~

    You could do gravel or sand, then above that put a layer of straw
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hard to beat sand for drainage and cleaning.

    Chris
     

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